DKBA renegades detonated roadside explosives by remote control as the 118th Light Infantry Battalion was on patrol. The Karen rebels then ambushed them.
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Government officials mediate in talks between Democratic Karen Buddhist Army and Naypyidaw-backed militia to end hostilities
SSA and DKBA rebels held talks in bid to work together to go on renewed offensive against the Burmese army, look to new tactics
Troops ordered to launch synchronised attacks against Burmese forces in a bid to weaken overall mobility of army
Renegade DKBA commander assertive as he tells DVB from the front line that faction is prepared for guerilla war across Burma if the Burmese army continues its ‘offensive’
Head of breakaway Karen faction responds by saying that it was the closure of border crossings in July that damaged bilateral trade
Son of late Karen leader Bo Mya’s house also searched as Burmese army confiscates military paraphernalia from breakaway Karen force
Waw Lay base, about 30 miles south of Myawaddy, is captured by Burmese troops after coming under heavy artillery fire
Troops from the breakaway Karen army ‘set an example to all the ethnic armed groups’ as the majority of the 20,000 refugees return
Karen renegades say they are destroying ‘conspiracies planned against us’ as heavy fighting forces Payathonzu residents to flee
Key positions in Burmese border town seized by breakaway Karen troops following allegations that Burmese army threatened voters at gunpoint
Battalions in breakaway Democratic Karen Buddhist Army faction are reordered in preparation for possible assault by Burmese forces
Some 600 troops from pro-government Karen militia are joined by Burma’s intelligence chief and senior army officials at a ceremony to mark transformation
Members of the DKBA’s infamous 999 brigade have defected to join BGF dissenter Na Kham Mwe of DKBA 5th brigade